Consortium of Asia-Pacific Education Universities (CAPEU) is to be established in April 2013. It will be a non-profit consortium of education universities or universities with strong faculty of education in Asia-Pacific Region. CAPEU will have partner universities in Australia, Taiwan, USA and Europe. This consortium is opened to developing partnerships with non-member education universities or universities with a strong faculty of education in Asia-Pacific region, as well as for profit and non-profit organizations for the benefits of member universities of the consortium. This consortium will start operating in 2013 by holding the first conference with member universities at the Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur and at the Sultan Idris Education University in Tanjung Malim, Perak, Malaysia, about 50 minutes drive to the north of Kuala Lumpur, from April 1-2, 2013.
This consortium will improve the quality of education of its members in skills related to education, teacher training programs and services, community services, research and publication. The programs such as professional educational policies, curricular and managerial effectiveness, and research and outreach services will be focused in all member universities and countries of the consortium.
Proven excellence of leading education universities of member countries, this consortium will be able to provide better instruction, research, and extension programs and services to member universities and countries. The leading institutions of member countries have had long experiences in designing and implementing teacher education and training, professional development programs and community services and will be exchanged between members of consortium to improve the quality of education and the quality of teachers of member countries.